Category: Articles

House on Haunted Hill (1959) – By Baron Craze

Many horror fans will likely recall the original House on Haunted Hill (1959) film, as good flick from William Castle, who lead the industry for both his independent productions and known as ‘The King Of The Gimmicks’ and another one also from The Tingler (1959). He ran the gambit of stunts for movies, from life insurance…


Horror Icon: Joe Spinell – By Baron Craze

Well with anew year, it’s time for the return of honoring a horror icon or those individuals that gave a significant or lasting contribution to horror. Those familiar with my long-standing podcast show Baron’s Crypt know each week I honor someone who has advanced the horror genre. Therefore, we honor Joseph J. Spagnulo of better…


Baron’s Crypt 5-years of a Horror Historian’s Podcast Show – By Baron Craze

  January 31, 2019 marked the 5th anniversary of when the Baron’s Crypt started, in the podcast arena it’s almost unheard of have a show last that many years on a weekly basis, how in the world is that even done? Well let’s start at the beginning, it was December 2013, in Atlantic City, New…


FRANKENSTEIN TURNED 200! – By Baron Craze

January 1, 2018 marked the 200th birthday of one of the most famous works of literature in the English language, created by Mary Shelley, which some discredited that a ‘girl’ could create such a masterpiece, lasting, influencing, and encouraging so many countless avenues to explore in many disciplines of education ideally medical but extending to…


Surviving the Holidays: Slashing Away Part 2 (Dec 16 to 31) – By Baron Craze

December 16th Dismembering Christmas (2015) there’s just something about this title I find amusing, perhaps it reminds of I Dismember Mama (1972), but anyway it follows the slasher playbook, with seven high schoolers shacking up in a winter lake house while someone seeks to see their insides at any cost. I suppose this madman seeks…


Horror Topic: Gateway to Hell – By Baron Craze

Every so often, I shall take on topic in the horror genre, and this marks the first in that adventure. Often horror films name the occult theme and those recently in the found footage subgenre, the term ‘Gateway to hell” surfaces, and since the month of November recently passed, why not take on this highly…


Surviving the Holidays: Slashing Away Part 1 (Dec 1 to 15) – By Baron Craze

When this article was originally done in 2014, with the title Surviving the Holidays: Slashing and Slaying Santa Claus for the now defunct Rogue cinema site it was truly a major undertaking, and garnished it with 2,534 views, and tallied slightly over 5,000 words. Therefore, it is only proper to return to this credible article,…


Top 10 Worst Sequels – by Vincent Mento

When I saw the post for writing for The Horror Times, I though, wait could I do that, I’m not a writer, but I think why not, I mean there’s spell check, and the red lines among other colors  brighten my white page,  but I don’t want to just review something. Now, I’ve been a…


NJ Horror Con and Film Festival #4: Screamin’ Joy – By Baron Craze

I often attend and/or am invited to many  film festivals and horror conventions, this one, marks my fourth time in this con’s attendance, the third different place, Showboat, Atlantic City, each time I go with the journalist mentality, a checklist in my head, handling the entire time as a business trip. However, this time, I…


NJ Horror Con and Film Festival Part 4: Raising Hell

Yes, kiddies, fans, and collectors, Ryan Scott Weber’s organized insanity fueled convention returns for its fourth time, those in the know, understand how well run and maintained the event has become, as its run by fans for the fans. It started back in Eaton, NJ and went to Iselin for 2-years before moving to the…